Foundational Histories and Fictions

Beyond The Black Jacobins: Haitian Revolutionary Historiography Comes of Age

Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall

“Nous l’avons gardée en nous, la tranche blanche”: Rethinking the Time of the Haitian Flag in Jean F. Brierre’s Le Drapeau de demain (1931)

Michael C. Reyes

Mediation and Montage: Communicating Complexity on Stage and Screen

Le Téléphone absent : Questions intermédiales dans Ton beau capitaine de Simone Schwarz-Bart (1987)

Stéphane Martelly

Beyond the Morality Tale of Humanitarianism: Epistolary Narration and Montage in Raoul Peck’s Assistance mortelle

Nathan H. Dize

Neighbors and Selves: Humanity, Community, and Responsibility in Haitian Literature

“We Are Your Neighbors”: Edwidge Danticat’s New Narrative for Haiti

Robyn Cope

The Talking Dead: Narrating the Past in Yanick Lahens’s Bain de lune

Robert Sapp

The Nonmagical Realism of Jacques Roumain’s Gouverneurs de la rosée

Andrew Leak

Research Note

Emerante de Pradines: The Birth of a Legend and the Making of a Tradition

Stephanie Scherpf


Book Reviews

Haiti Glass, by Lenelle Moïse

—Review by Patrick Sylvain

Gewalt und Trauma im haitianischen Gegenwartsroman. Die Post-Duvalier-Ära in der Literatur, by Julia Borst 

Review by Patrick Eser

Why Haiti Needs New Narratives: A Post-quake Chronicle, by Gina Athena Ulysse 

—Review by Manoucheka Celeste

Tropical Apocalypse: Haiti and the Caribbean End Times, by Martin Munro

—Review by Mollie McFee

Haitian Connections: Recognition after Revolution in the Atlantic World, by Julia Gaffield 

—Review by  Margaret Wilson Gillikin

Manifestes et programmes littéraires aux Caraïbes francophones : En/jeux idéologiques et poétiques, by Michal Obszyński

Review by Alessandra Benedicty-Kokken

Power, Politics, and the Cinematic Imagination, edited by Toni Pressley-Sanon and Sophie Saint-Just

Review by Cécile Accilien